This topic explains the operating system requirements for installing Dynatrace Managed. For other Dynatrace Managed requirements see Managed hardware requirements and Managed hardware recommendations for cloud deployments.
You'll need a dedicated host for Dynatrace Managed installation. This host must not run other services that are CPU or memory intensive, or that open ports used by Dynatrace Managed.
You need a 64-bit Linux distribution (see supported Linux distributions below). Note that installation on both physical and virtualized hosts is supported, but installation in containers isn't supported.
Dynatrace Server requires a fixed IP assignment.
Ensure that you've appropriately configured your firewall settings
The libraries that are installed with Dynatrace Managed are locale-aware. For correct display of text and symbols, be sure to set your environment's system locale to an English language option (for example,
Supported operating systems
|Linux distribution||Versions||CPU architecture|
|Amazon Linux 2||all versions||x86-64|
|Amazon Linux AMI||2017.x, 2018.x||x86-64|
|CentOS||6.x, 7.x, 8.0-8.3||x86-64|
|Debian||8, 9, 10||x86-64|
|openSUSE||12.x, 13.x, 14.x, 15.0, 15.1, 15.2+||x86-64|
|Oracle Linux||6.x, 7.x, 8.0-8.3||x86-64|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux||6.x, 7.x1, 8.0-8.3||x86-64|
|SUSE Enterprise Linux||12.x, 13.x, 14.x, 15.0, 15.1, 15.2||x86-64|
|Ubuntu||12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS, 20.10||x86-64|
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 & 7.5 must be amended.